Connecting to Mac Airport Wifi Does anyone know the "secret" to the WEP key they keep asking for. I put in my network password and that didn't work. Then I put in my "base...
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Connecting to Mac Airport Wifi Does anyone know the "secret" to the WEP key they keep asking for. I put in my network password and that didn't work. Then I put in my "base station" password and that didn't work either. It looks like they want and 8 digit password. It "sees" my network, because it appears up on my tv screen. But when I click on it - it says to put in WEP key and it won't take anything I type in.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. The DVD player works great but I am trying to access my Amazon Prime account and can't even connect to internet.
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Usually the WEP key is the access code to your router and is 26 digits long. This key is used to add new devices to your home network. Not to be confused with the WPA which is 8 digits, the router password (which you chose yourself) or the wireless network name (which you also chose yourself). The installation disc for your router should have the WEP key. No experience with the Sony Blu-ray player but had the same problem connecting another Wi-fi laptop to my router so perhaps this will work??
I just went through this situation and with the help of Sony "chat" support finally got to the answer. The BDP-S390 player accepts wi-fi WPA passwords up to 8 characters in length. My password happened to be nine characters. I had to change the password on my wi-fi network to an 8-character one. Then everything went fine. Sony should be ashamed of themselves for this primitive and unnecessary obstacle. Even if there's a reason for this limitation, there should at least be an informative error statement like "Use a password of 8 characters or less". Bad, bad Sony.
I have asked this question to the Mac Communities. I have gotten a few suggestions. There is one I'm going to try. It's related to going to the Sony web site and following the instructions (a long list). I haven't tried it yet, because it seems kind of complicated - but I think I'm going to try it. Here's a link to the discussion - see if you can get help here.